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Massachusetts Statewide Databases: Magazines, journals, newspapers, encyclopedia for all ages. Access to thousands of popular magazines, scholarly journals, newspapers (including New York Times 1985+ and Boston Globe 1980+), Encyclopaedia Britannica, biographies, health and prescription drug information, US and World History,  newswires, business directories, investment reports, K-12 resources and electronic reference books.

Ancestry (accessible in library only) funded by Paul Pratt Memorial Library

Banker & Tradesman Online - The real estate, banking and commerical weekly for Massachusetts. Available in-library only. Please ask library staff for assistance to log on.

Boston Globe Newspaper - Full-text articles from the Boston Globe (1980 to present). Funded by the Massachusetts Library System. Click here to view tutorials on searching with ProQuest.

funded by Paul Pratt Memorial Library

Comprehensive encyclopedia meeting the reference needs for all patrons from students, to business professionals and lifelong learners. Offers "adult" and "kids"  interface. Includes a dictionary, thesaurus, videos, images, primary sources, and e-books. Funded by the Massachusetts Library System and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Heritage Quest funded by Paul Pratt Memorial Library

Homework Help - Explore Gale databases, Britannica Encyclopedia online, Boston Globe and New York Times and many more resources. Brought to you by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners andMassachusetts Library System with state funds and federal Institute of Museum and Library Services funds.

Search here for new and exciting eContent and other materials available to Cohasset library patrons. Just search, checkout and download to a device and you're off and running. The MA eBook Project is brought to you by the Massachusetts Library System in partnership with the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Paul Pratt Memorial Library, funded, in part, by the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners There's something for everyone! Job and career help, reading lists, services for new Americans, programs at libraries, etc.

Massachusetts Special Collections Directory - a database of over 600 archives and manuscript collections in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries Website for legal reference services and legal research assistance. Links to Mass. General Law statutues, case law, Massachusetts and Federal legal forms, online librarian help, local By-Laws and lawyer locator.

Massachusetts Historical Commission -The Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System (MACRIS) allows you to search the Massachusetts Historical Commission database for information on historic properties and areas in the Commonwealth. This is a terrific resource for researching the history of your house.

Salem Press Titles Online - Explore Salem Press titles on these topics with your Cohasset library card.

 

For reference librarian assistance:

E-mail
library@cohassetlibrary.org
Telephone
Telephone our reference librarian 781 383-1348
Schedule an appointment
Schedule a one-on-one computer tutorial 781 383-1348
School Assignment Alert Form Cohasset Schools' teachers please use this form to request materials for your students' assignments to make sure we have adequate materials on-hand.